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's working and what's not. >> we seem to think that education's a thing, like a vaccine that can be designed from afar and simply injected into our children. >> the embattled oakland police department brings on an expensive consultant, but his tough tactics are generating controversy. >> i vote against this contract tonight is not about not being serious about crime. >> apple stock takes a plunge. it's something taking a bite out of innovation at the silicon valley giant. >>> plus. i'm here at the new sfja strzz center in san francisco. we'll go on a behind the scenes tour to find out what makes this place so groundbreaking. coming up. >>> good evening. welcome to "this week in northern california." it's been an eventful week with the governor's address from the state capital, emotions running high in oakland. not to mention a new one of a kind arts institution celebrating a grand opening in san francisco. we have much to get to. let's begin by introducing our panelists. joining me tonight, matthai kuruvila, "san francisco chronicle" reporter. jolie o'dell, of venturebeat.com. as well as joh
to balance california's budget. he also pushed for his priorities including education and regulatory reform. now, john, how would you rate his speech and what left the biggest impressions on you? >> well, you know, rating the speech, a speech from jerry brown is really tough to do because it's unlike any other speech you get from any other governor. how many governors go from the book of genesis to "the little engine that could" in one 25-minute speech? this was a vintage jerry brown speech. i think really what you saw here was a little bit of the governor running a victory lap. proposition 30 passed. temporary taxes passed. the budget looks a lot better. i think this was the governor's chance to pivot, to pivot to talking about what makes california great, how we get them back on track. don't worry, we're getting there. so i took this as a real optimistic speech with a lot of details, a lot of brown history facts. and really a message i think not only to the legislature but to the public of, like, i'm watching it. we're going to be careful, but we're going to move forward. >> and, john, yo
of working on education issues for a very long time, i have come to realize that the civil rights laws are the most, have been historically the most sorely underutilized tools for change. it is in the context of civil rights as we talked about with the lgbt community. we have also, as tom mentioned, seen and we were reading about all too frequently a kind of bullying and harassment for students of certain religious groups. in our guidance we also made it clear while we don't have jurisdiction over religion in the same way we don't over sexual orientation, what we're seeing in all of these -- and all of these are case by case, you can't just broad sweep the laws -- when students are bullied and harassed in this world because of religion, in most instances a lot of that is not about race or religion, it's because. perception that students that share certain religious traits also share certain ethnicities and that is discrimination and that falls under title 6. it is not just about enforcing the laws that make it clear how the laws apply. it is, though, as we said, you can't get at this
education will be discussed for education for $371 million for the university california and the plan to allocate $10 million for online solutions to help students pass high demand courses were the board tables fees that would affect senior whose register for a heavy course loads and student whose repeat courses. the person low park city council will constitute another facebook expansion, on to a 22 acre piece of property across the street from the current location on willow road, and the new campus is worth $1.5 million to the city for everything from traffic improvement and maintenance to education and training. the through facility would employ 2,800 people. officials of menlo park will take up the plan at 5:30. now the hostages crisis in north africa. we have an exclusive interview with the wife of an american who flare ohly escaped death, 74 days of terror from inside, recorded by a hostage and broadcast by am general -- algerian tv. 38 of the men were executed or killed in the rescue families. three were american. one american got out, a husband told his wife of the story. >> he
, as i mentioned earlier, the grants, the money, the department of education has issued 11 grants to schools. we need more, we will see as budget proposals the president's and the secretary's real commitment to this to ensure that we have some resources for innovative programs that are happening across the country for those local programs that are really changing the way their schools function and their communities see their schools and promoting those and scaling them up. >> very quickly because i know we want to move on, the attorney general launched a defending childhood initiative, i know there's a lot of philanthropy in the room, we want to work in partnership to find those innovative programs. there was a jurisdiction in north dakota that got a grant to implement some of the restoretive justice programs, the superintendent mentioned those. those have shown real potential for doing good things in terms of preventing recidivism in the bullying context. a grant to boston for statewide bullying intervention, so there's a number of different places, portland, maine and elsewhe
and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> the education department has announced every public school in america will now have to include students with disabilities in their after school sports program. abc7 news education reporter explains how this changes the playing field. >> fancy footwork got a spot on the soccer team and plays for a club so we were surprised when she showed us her prosthetic leg. >> this is the liner. inside it is hollow. >> her school encourages all students, including those with disabilities to try out for any sport. >> they treat medicine like a regular kid. there is nothing different about me but for my leg, i can deal with that. >> in some cases the school makes the proper accommodations. >> child who was hearing impaired we made need visual cues like a buzzer. or something else, maybe a child needs something that needs to be put in place. >> willard is doing a lot of what the department of education will now require all schools to do. if a student with a disability cannot meet the standards of skill or ability of that team, the school must provide another
. and talk with your children and teens about the subject and get educated on the subject yourself so you can learn how it handle it and really talk to your children about it can be fun, it can be dangerous, these new toys that we have. >> wow. all right, i'd like to introduce the members of our panel today, rob is here, rob, could you come on up, rob neighbor, please join us. thank you so much for being here. (applause). >> assembly tom ammiano is here. (applause). >> and our state school chief tom torlichman is here and he is making his way to the podium. thank you all for being here. rob, i want to start with you. you are a los gatos man. how old was jill when this started happening. >> it started happening when jill was about 14, it started in december, she turned 15 in february and then less than a month later, she passed. >> i can't even imagine what that was like for you all. you have another daughter so you just couldn't fold so how did you deal with all that? >> that's one of the greatest challenges. you know, the devastation that jill went through, the pain, doesn't stop. famili
and general motors and microsoft on issues of diversity and higher education? because they know if they want to get ahead, they've got to embrace that diversity. if they want to continue to be a fortunes 50 company, there's got to embrace diversity. similarly if we want to get down to the local level and address this issue, we've got to teach our kids that the sooner that you embrace difference and understand that your muslim classmate or your seat classmate or your gay classmate or your limited english professor classmate might be tomorrow's ceo or today's best friend of yours, the better off we will be. you have a leg up, having done about 30 jury trials across this country and seen interactions between people of diverse backgrounds. >> and here we try to celebrate, not just embrace, our diversity. celebrate all our interesting diversity but also celebrate the things that bind us together. ruslyn, does can urriculum need to change or is that not yet where you are. >> the federal government can't -- 10th amendment. >> change it. >> that would be federal overreach. >> well stated. >> no,
machines. city council members getting an education before making a decision. live from san mateo central park to explain. >> here is a number i found amazing. a city official i talked with said there are nearly 400 landscaping and guardening businesses in san mateo why there are people back there beyond childrens playground yes, they're noisey. yes, there are concerns. but lance escapers say they get the job done efficiently. >> we went back to the rake and broom it would take us much longer. our bottom line would be a lot more, we'd have to kmarj more. >> that could become reality. the city considering three options, banning all leaf blowers arc loug those with noise levels and saturday, 9 to 4:00. the prospect of a total ban that worries landscapers and says that would kill his business. >> hopefully, you know they'll listen to the homeowners and business owners. and take, you know, this into consideration. and hopefully, figure out a plan working for everybody. >> before a decision, the city is holding a listen and learn session showing counsel members and the public the latest and gr
the u.s. department of education shows the high school education rate in the united states is the highest in almost 40 years. 78% of students are finishing on time. that's the best number since 1976. but 20% are not able to finish high school in four years. in california 405,000 students graduated in 2010 and almost 93,000 dropped out. the california drop out rate of 5% is higher than the national average. >>> sacramento mayor kevin johnson has one last chance to keep the sacramento kings from leaving town. the nba has confirmed that the maloof brothers have agreed to sell the kings to a seattle based investment group. sacramento has just a couple of months to make a counter offer before the nba meeting and signs off on the deal. they also plan to reinstate seattle super sonics. >>> we've been hanging on to the house i guess for probably going on two years now wanting to sell. >> a big shift in the bay area real estate market. >> but first we'll go back to the nation's capital. the key difference between today's inauguration compared to four years ago. mmmma choice of 6 ski
to the the slain leader. ktvu news. >>> a new report from the u.s. department of education shows the high school education rate in the united states is the highest in almost 40 years. 78% of students are finishing on time. that's the best number since 1976. but 20% are not able to finish high school in four years. in california 405,000 students graduated in 2010 and almost 93,000 dropped out. the california drop out rate of 5% is higher than the national average. >>> sacramento mayor kevin johnson has one last chance to keep the sacramento kings from leaving town. the nba has confirmed that the maloof brothers have agreed to sell the kings to a seattle based investment group. sacramento has just a couple of months to make a counter offer before the nba meeting and signs off on the deal. they also plan to reinstate seattle super sonics. >>> we've been hanging on to the house i guess for probably going on two years now wanting to sell. >> a big shift in the bay area real estate there is no mass produced human. so we created the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. a collection of i
francisco. >> it's a way to educate the young about past civil rights struggles. elissa harrington is in san jose with more on how people can ride. good morning. >> reporter: the longest rung freedom train in the united states going on its 27th year now, and it leaves the station in san jose at 9:30 this morning. it's to commemorate the birthday of martin luther king junior and covers 54 miles. that's the same distance that he and other civil rights activists marched in 1965. he led thousands of demonstrators from sell e sell -- selma alabama to montgomery. this is significant considering obama is being sworn into his second term in the white house. the mlk association is chartering the freedom train and to ride you needied to get your tickets online at brownpapertickets.com or you can buy one on site from the mlk board members. it boards at 9, leaves san jose at 9:30 and will make three stops along the way one in sunnyvale, another in palo alto and in san mateo and is scheduled to arrive in san francisco at 10:55 this morning. round trip ticket
is expected to cover education funding upgrading the state's infrastructure. we are live from the state capitol. >> reporter: good morning. yes, today's state of the state will be a whole lot different than the state of the state address last year. remember that last year the governor was in a full court press all year to try to convince voters to approve a tax hike to deal with california's bumming. well, he successfully succeeded in doing that. so now his clout couldn't be lier and today we expect him to outline his vision on other issues beyond what last year was which was all about taxes and that's going to include as you said education, a big one. he is going to reveal a plan we expect that will offer more money and resources to poorer schools or those student who are more in need than others and also to address public universities to try to compel them to cut costs to students as well as making courses more prevalent online. infrastructure is another big one as he is expected to push for high speed rail and to talk act water issues and trying to build two massive tunnels to move w
is that they are eventually getting their diplomas. >> a new study from the u.s. department of education finds a national high school graduation rate is at the highest since 1976. >> the study finds the dropout rate for male students was 3.8%. for females, it just under 3%. researchers say the dropout rate was higher among males in every state. >> official said the steady rise of students completing their education is a reflection of the struggling economy that's created greater competition for new jobs. darya. >> thank you a lot more. in national moods, supporters of longtime pen state football coach joe paterno are marking the one-year anniversary of his death with a candlelight vigil. the hall of fame coach died of lung cancer last year at 85. his supporters will hold a vigil at the mural in state college that includes a depiction of paternal. the paternal family is expected to attend. >> organizers say they will like 409 candles, one of each of paternal victories before many were stripped as part of the n.c.a.a. sanctions in response to the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. >> today marks the fourth anniv
of trustees will discuss the proposed education budget when they begin three days of meetings this morning. in long beach the trustees will talk about the budget request for $371 million and they will focus on the plan to allocate $10 million for online solutions to help students pass high demand courses. the board has tabled proposed fees that affect seniors who have heavy course loads and students who have to repeat courses. >> lake county sheriff deputies are looking for a man who kill a clerk in a store robbery. the 33-year-old was shot in the holdup at the gas mart and the sheriff deputies say surveillance video shows a hooded person walking in the paing lot at 10:45 prime minister on friday night and walking out 20 seconds later. two other employees were in the store. they were not hurt. stunned residents are offering $10,000 reward to find the killer. >> now the hostage crisis in north africa. we have an exclusive interview with the wife of one american who narrowly escaped death hiding from the terrorists for to days. it was four days of terror in the first videos recorded by one
. i'm gonna makage educated decision -- make an educated decision. >> members will hold two more meetings. the subcommittee will make a recommendation to vote. >>> gun sales in san francisco are expected to keep rising in response to the recent gun control -- gun control proposals. right now, a person living in san francisco can travel to the peninsula or elsewhere in the state to buy a weapon. that purchase will be recorded in that city but there will be no official record of the gun coming into san francisco. there are several other loopholes as well. mike thompson will head up a hearing. he believes a second amendment should be protected. but he says there's room for changes in gun policies to rece gun violence. he says those required background checks and he supports strictly penalties for those who buy guns for those who cannot get them otherwise. >>> the nra executive vice president spoke to a group of supporters in reno, nevada last night and took issue with president obama for saying americans shouldn't mistake absolutism for principle. >> barack obama is saying that the
educated pallets. they made off with some expensive wines. the owner discovered the theft and a broken window when he arrived at work monday morning. sheriff's investigators say the missing wine is worth thousands of dollars. and people in saratoga were surprised by what happened. >> everyone enjoys the village and nobody has feelings about being threatened or safety or anything like that. i suppose, if there's a crime in saratoga, it would probably be something like wine or jewelry. >> it's a beautiful community. pretty shocking. >> a wine list on the restaurant's website lists some bottles priced at several thousand dollars and a few that even go for five figures. >>> we have an update about a home invasion robbery in san jose. police have now recovered the two vehicles stolen during that robbery. sheriff's officials pulled the toyota highlander out of the reservoir today. just last night, the chp found a toyota camry abandoned near gilroy. those cars were stolen monday night from a home. police say several armed men burst in, tied up two people, and made off with jewelry and the car
changes in school sports programs following an order that will be issued today. the u.s. education department will tell schools they must give students with disabilities a fair shot to play on a traditional school sports team. that would be required to make what the directive calls reasonable modifications for students with disabilities or create new leagues for special need students. >>> minority groups are trying to block new york city controversial soda ban from taking effect in march. city officials say limiting the sale of sugary drinks over 60- ounces will help fight obesity. but they argue small and minority owned businesses will be effected. critics argue the ban should have been put into a vote instead of being approved bring the bloomberg opponented health board. >>> this morning a battle continues over an oyster form. the operator of drakes bay oyster farm is suing to operate in the estuary. >>> sal is checking in on lafayette. how is the commute? >> not too bad. we've been looking at walnut creek lafayette. orinda, contra costa county in general. it's moving along very
in school sports programs following an order that would be issued today. the u.s. education department will tell schools they must give students with disabilities a fair shot to play on a traditional school sports team. they will be required to make what the directive calls reasonable modification for students with disabilities or create new leagues. so far there is no deadline on when the schools must comply. >>> a new strain of norovirus is spending here in the united states. the center for disease control says the so-called sydney norovirus strain from australia has caused outbreaks here. symptoms include vomiting, other flu like symptoms. washing your hands can help. >>> it looks like senior officials have tonged a big bullet. the district attorney has announced charges won't be tiled after allegations they hid millions of dollars in state funds. the funding scandal came as the state threatened to close 70 parks because of budget cuts. but the da office said it would be hard to prove any criminal wrong doing. >>> time is 5:15. football fans are talking about two brothers both head
such as towels, razors, deodorant and soaps. >>> the alameda education association today declared an impasse in its negotiations with the alameda unified school district. the union is now asking a state mediator to step in. this comes one day after district officials offered a 2% raise the teachers are asking for a 4-1/2% raise. >>> now to vallejo where a catholic high school has been rocked by a hazing scandal. the head football coach has been fired and five students have been expelled. >> reporter: as classes let out at st. vincent's high school students flooded the parking lot to catch a ride home. the school announced that chris cerbone was fired because five of his players harassed six younger players with their uncovered gentiles. one parent didn't want to show his face. >> it's kind of disturbing obviously. but you know we know it goes on but i'm glad it's reached out to a lot of people. >> reporter: school officials would share few details but did confirm this was a pattern of behavior that continued throughout last season. >> they were expelled because the school has a very strict p
- campus system 125-million extra. 10-million of which would be used to expand online education. he says getting the extra funding would be a tough sell to the state legislature. >> good news for silicon valley and the tech sector today mountain view based-google reports fourth quarter earnings and beat analyst expectations by more than 14-billion dollars in revenue. that is up 36 percent from the previous year, giving google its first-ever 50 billion dollar year. google generated 51 billion in 2012, up from 37 billion in 2011. fuelled largly by it's venture into internet advertising. >> jacqueline: wheeler corp. to seek changes we have seen dry and mild weather but changes. as the rainfall approaches. temperatures are not going to feel that chilly. it is not bringing it that cold air. . drier conditions expected and the chance of showers returning to the forecast. the satellite and radar showing the increasing clouds from the south offshore. the system to the north fence ringing moisture that is converging. to the north that is-converging. it will start along the north bay coast. by noo
:10. >> in national headlines there could be changes to school athletics. >> the u.s. education department is telling schools that they must include students with disabilities and support programs to provide alternative options. schools are required to make with the department of reasonable modifications for students with disabilities or create a parallel athletic programs. >> opponents plan to march on washington today in a demonstration that coincides with the landmark u.s. supreme court decision that created a constitutional, nationwide right to. thousands are expected for the noon rally at the national mall and in the front of the supreme court. >> organizers say the event will feature former republican presidential candidate rick santorum . >> this year marks the 40th anniversary roe cissy vs. wade. >> @ 4:15 let us send it to what erica and the way the department to get a look at our friday forecast. >> starting off with light rain in the livermore valley and portions of the north bay and the coastline. >> scattered pop of showers similar to yesterday. on storm tracker 4 we are starting to dry
spokeswoman says he and his wife worked closely with christie on education reform in new jersey. >> the governor and outspoken republican is an overwhelming favorite in the gubernatorial race. >> that do not forget to catch dr. phil to death kron 4 morning news. today's episode the truth behind on line date and the real people behind your computer screen. to enter dr. phil today at 10:00 a.m. to find out all they need is a net, of the tibia and this have that that might give up form >> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news the nimitz freeway we're treading hot spots there. and publications for san leandro with the southbound exit at marina boulevard to southbound vehicle fired at 98 ave. it is slow going in the southbound direction. heavy traffic from for the coliseum. north bound situation has improved it was backed up to 238 and not just sluggish from there. for the south the millipede is developing problems here with a hot spot. to separate accidents here. the first southbound at 237 . now there and at is an accident for it at dixon wrote just before the first accident. tha
sports programs following an order that will be issued today. the united states education department will tell schools that they have to give students with disabilities a fair shot to play on a traditional school sports team. the schools would be required to make what they call reasonable changes for student s with disabilities or create new leagues for them. >> think it's a great idea. i don't know how the money situation is but it's a good idea. >> we need to spend more money on schools and funding of kids with disabilities. it's support we get them in the schools. >> so far there is no deadline on when the school has to comply in the order. >> driving in the fast lane could mean flying in the sky in the future just like in the jetsons. a group is one step closer to creating a car that flies. it is now being tested in wind tunnels and would be the first to come from the new joint venture. it is designed for short distance, low level flight and street driving at around 30- milance hour. the company has put up $80 million to turn it into reality. >> that would be a whole differ
193. we will be right back. >> if we had the state's superintendent for the state board of education which approves and as aand list waivers. >> then there is a congress which passes laws such as no doubt left behinchild left behid >> watching today's winners and losers on wall street with our financial expert brought black. taking a look at the state of california the controversy with phil michelson. a lot of states are trying to steal our business. >> we had an off their debate about filled mickelson. >> california state income tax went up on proposition 30. then you add security, a disability, federal taxes. and other payroll taxes. intel has more employes in oregon and california. apple opened up a new campus in texas. these are people that have more to the bay area that are leaving. this will hurt because proposition 13 is stinging people in california. >> i and i was in tell you when i retire i am leaving the state. >> you cannot count sales tax at 10 percent. >> if you live in oregon you did not pay sales tax. i count celotex. >> you have to live in oregon. >> you can live in
on the road, visiting farmers and chefs, taking produce from one to the other, and educating both parties along the way. >> may need a look at the progress of a particular crop or report back, maybe some feedback, to the farmer about how the chefs are using it or what they might be looking for in the near future. >> in many ways, produce express and people like jim mills are the link between 1,300 different restaurants in northern california and produce from all over the golden state. today's visit took us to del rio botanical farm in yolo county, where suzanne peabody ashworth was keen to get reaurants to start trying the fresh fava beans and greens she's growing. >> so we'll take some of these greens into a couple of restaurants this morning and see what the chefs want to do with them. in sacramento, there's been an explosion of restaurants over the past 4 or 5 years in our capital. again, sacramento, california, agriculture, fruits and vegetables--there's a very bice link there and the interest that my customers have in this produce. >> we call at 5:30 in the morning and get the normal
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